Maher, Sean

Queensland University of Technology
Sean Maher is an award winning short filmmaker and PhD candidate in film and television at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researching the city and cinema. He holds a Masters of Arts (Research) Honours First Class, University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Film Studies, a Masters of Arts Coursework, Film and Theatre, UNSW, a Bachelor of Creative Arts, University of Wollongong and University of Massachusetts, USA. He has been a lecturer at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), UNSW, University of Technology, Sydney and QUT. In 2001, he was a media policy researcher at the Communications Law Centre and sole author of the Australian Film Commission report, Internationalisation of Australian Film and Television (2003). He has contributed feature articles for the Sydney Film Festival, written regular film and theatre reviews and worked as a film festival organiser for the New York Anthology Film Archives. Cinema and all things urban are his raison d`être.


  • Editorial
    Parity between the sexes, harmony between the religions, balance between the cultural differences: these principles all hinge upon the idealistic concept of all things in our human society being equal. In this issue of M/C Journal the notion of ‘equal’ is reviewed and discussed in terms of both its discourse and its application in real life. Beyond the concept of equal itself,...Read more